Gordon Leslie Group has completed the rebranding of its Glasgow-based warehousing and bonded storage business Benchmark Packaging, which it purchased in December 2014. This includes putting newly liveried trailer (pictured) on the road. The operator said Benchmark Packaging, which offers specialist bonded storage and contract packing services mainly for the whisky industry, had grown since acquistion with turnover up to to £2.8m in 2015 (2014: £2.4m) with net profit at £250,000 (2014: £25,000).
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has appointed Bibby Distribution’s Tony Mohan as its new chairman, taking over from John Maguire who has held the role since 2011.
Wincanton has been awarded a five year contract expansion with Morrisons, handling the logistics for its convenience stores in the North.
Rising demand for warehouse space and a welter of contract wins helped boost Howard Tenens’ group turnover from £57.1m to £64.7m in the year to 30 September 2014.